This is a gorgeous Miao Hmong Silver Twisted Four Band Necklace Collar with intricate and detail work from the Hill Tribe people of Southeast Asia. The Miao are an ethnic minority group of people in China. They inhabit mainly the southwest region of the country. Miao silver is not pure silver, but an alloy of silver, copper and nickel. It’s a traditional material for making jewelry by craftsmen of Miao Hmong ethnic tribe. The percentage of silver is about 60%. Miao Hmong silver jewelry is distinctive for its design, style and craftsmanship. Miao Hmong silver jewelry is completely handmade with decorative patterns. . Miao Hmong people think silver accessories have spirits. Miao silver often more expensive than 925 silver, mainly because the Miao silver workmanship is very exquisite, and its value is mainly reflected in art. The silver jewelry is all made by hand, this process to make to the silver simple natural, full of nostalgic charm. Silver ornaments have been an important part of the Miao culture for over 400 years where it is customary for Miao women to adorn themselves for festivals and celebrations and especially for their wedding day. Miao families begin collecting silver jewelry for their daughters as infants, keeping it in a special wooden box in anticipation of her wedding day, when she displays her finery for the whole village. A wedding costume often includes several of exquisitely fashioned silver necklaces that represents beauty, wealth and dignity and is believed to ward off evil. The jewelry is passed down from generation to generation. This is a beautiful piece of Miao Culture. This beautiful Four Band Twisted Silver Necklace would be a wonderful addition to your collection, home or to simply treasure for yourself.
COMES ON STAND
10 1/2" tall on stand
5" wide inside
5" tall top band to neck
4 Band necks range from 1/4" wide to 3/4" wide
Coils 9" across top
Collected in the field, and in wonderful condition and is heavy.
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